Useful Local Information
SKYEWAYS Rural Local Services
Lochcarron - Inverness Glenelg - Shiel Bridge Strathcarron - Lochcarron
Taxi Hire - Minibus Hire - Coach Hire Further information: Tel: 01599 555 477
OTHER LOCAL ESSENTIAL SERVICES
Lochcarron Police Station Tel: 01520 722222
08454 24 24 24
Dr Caroline Brown and Dr Helen Stewart
Torridon Medical Centre, Fassaig, Torridon. Tel: 01445 791223
Dr David Murray and Dr Iain Strath
Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron. Tel: 01520 722215
Dr Janice Cargill and Dr Victor Barber (Associate)
Applecross Surgery, Applecross. Tel: 01520 744252
Kyle Pharmacy, Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh. Tel: 01599 534206. Open: 0900 -17.30 Monday - Saturday
J Overmeer Tel: 01599 534552 (number also for out of hours emergencies)
L Parsons Tel: 01599 534726 or 01520 722259 (use first number for out of hours emergencies)
Fraser & Fraser, of Dingwall. Tel: 01349 863117
Surgery held in The Alastair Murray Clubroom
(next to Lochcarron Village Hall) every month on 2nd and last Monday 14.00 - 15.00
For emergencies the Dingwall Surgery is open 09.00 - 18.30 (and Saturday mornings). Tel: 01349 863117
Achnasheen Filling Station
Open: Monday - Saturday 0800 - 1800. Sunday 0900 - 1700.
Lochcarron Food Centre
Open: Monday - Friday 0800 - 1800. Saturday: 0830 - 18.00. Sunday: 1000 - 1600. (Extended hours during season - not Sunday.)
Lochcarron Garage and Petrol Station
Open: Monday - Friday 0700 - 2000. Saturday 0700 - 1800. Closed Sunday.
Kinlochewe Service Station
Open: Monday - Saturday 0830 - 19.30. Sunday 0930 - 17.30.
Applecross Filling Station
24/7 - fully automated, accepting credit and debit cards.
Lochcarron Post Office at Lochcarron Food Centre
Tel: 01520 722209
Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 0900 -1300. 1400-1730. Wednesday 0900 -1300. Saturday 0900 - 12.30.
Applecross Post Office
Tel: 01520 744251
Open: Monday - Friday 0900 -1200. Saturday 1000 - 12.30.
Strathcarron Post Office
Tel: 01520 722218
Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 0900 -1230. 1330 - 1730. Thursday 0900 -1300. Saturday 0900 -1230.
Shieldaig: Main Street. 50m from hotel.
Kenmore Village: North Applecross coast road.
Kishorn Village: Next to shop.
Lochcarron: Next to village hall.
Applecross: Opposite post office.
Signals for mobile phones are improving. There are some areas where reception is still poor.
Work in the area. Vodofone tend to have the best coverage. Best tip, If there is no signal... move 20 metres (preferably up!)
The Ben Damph Lodge has internet acces for e mails. Broadband was intoduced to the area late 2005
The Torridon and Shieldaig Hotels both have fast wireless Internet access.